Video highlights

A collection of Dr Srivastava's media appearances and key note addresses

On The Art of Medicine | Ranjana Srivastava | TEDxFulbrightMelbourne

What I learnt from my experience is that while the technical things matter, what matters most of all is the art of medicine. Ranjana Srivastava is an oncologist, award-winning author and columnist for The Guardian. She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for her work on doctor-patient communication.

Q&A - New Frontiers & Next Bold Missions

Monday, 3 August 2015 Panellists: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist & Science Communicator; Ranjana Srivastava, Oncologist and Author; Adam Spencer, Broadcaster and Maths Geek; and Beth Fulton, Mathematician and Marine Scientist, CSIRO. Our panel discussed: Adam Goodes & racism, bold missions, space exploration, alien life, sustainable oceans, climate modelling, cancer & pain, killer robots, women in STEM and 100 years into the future.

E.S. Meyers Lecture 2016 University of Queensland

Uploaded by UQMS - University of Queensland Medical Society on 2016-11-07.


Every day in Australia 360 people learn they have cancer. It goes without saying it's a very stressful time. Stress as a cause of cancer has not been convincingly proven but recently researchers have been looking at how stress drives the spread of an existing cancer from the original tumour.

Question Time: Compassionate Healthcare

Medical professionals and patients agree, on the whole, that our healthcare system should be compassionate and patient-focused - but whether we're meeting our own standards is a whole other question. In this discussion, we'll explore the idea of compassionate healthcare, and consider whether we're meeting the mark in Australia today.

Ranjana Srivastava MD

"When Good Intentions Aren't Enough: Barriers to Optimal End-of-Life Care" Ranjana Srivastava, MD Medical Oncologist, Educator and Award-winning Writer, and Columnist for The Guardian MacLean Center Seminar Series 2014-2015 Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Care This lecture is one of 27 in this year's seminar series.

Points of View: Ron Mueck: Two women 2005 pt3

Ranjana Srivastava, doctor and writer, talks about how the body changes as it ages.

Kate Richards: Madness

Kate Richards' bleakly beautiful, confronting and important book, Madness: A Memoir, describes her 15 years coping with psychosis and depression, and her long, hard-won journey back to sanity, with the help of a wise and compassionate psychologist.

Ranjana Srivastava - On Making a Difference One Paragraph at a Time

On Making a Difference One Paragraph at a Time: From Oncologist to Guardian Columnist Ranjana Srivastava, Monash Health November 14, 2015 This video is one of multiple videos from the MacLean Conference 2015. The views of the speaker are not necessarily those of the MacLean Center.

Celebrating 40 Years at St Michael's - Dr Ranjana Srivastava

Dr Ranjana Srivastava, practicing Oncologist and author of the book "Tell me the truth, conversations with my patients about life and death", speaks at St Michael's as part of the celebration of Dr Francis Macnab's 40 year tenure at the church.